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? >> libya will take the reins. >>> in his speech, the president said america had to take military action in libya to protect the people against moammar gadhafi's regime. joel brown has more. >> reporter: president obama is vowing to keep america's role in libya a limited one. >> going forward, the lead in enforcing the no-fly zone and protecting civilians on the ground will transition to our allies and partners. >> reporter: in last night's address, he announced nato would take full command of the mission tomorrow with the u.s.'s support. the president has been to the operation saying it was necessary to prevent leader moammar gadhafi from killing his own people. >> i refuse to wait for the images of slaughter and mass graves before taking action. >> what the president didn't say was how much the mission will cost or how long it might take. >> it may not happen overnight. as a badly weakened gadhafi tries desperately to hang on to power. >> while the president wants gadhafi out, he doesn't want to do force to do it but others here on capitol hill aren't so sure. following the speech, re
in a letter to congress monday saying that preventing a humanitarian disaster in libya would support america's national interest. susan mcinnis for cbs news, washington. >>> the u.n. security council has denied libya's request for an emergency meeting. they say they're being attacked in violation of the u.s. charter. an act by the u.n. security council approved a no-fly zone now in effect over libya. >> engineers in japan are doing their best working around the clock trying to restore electricity at the crippled fukushima nuclear power plant. >> they have hooked up cables and started a pump at one of them to cool overheating fuel rods. officials say it could take days or weeks to get all of the cooling systems working again. on monday, plumes of smoke rose from two reactor units prompting workers to evacuate the facility for awhile. >> here is a quick look at the headlines from the japan disaster right now. crews have pulled the body of the first american found dead in the rubble. she was 24-year-old taylor anderson of richmond, virginia. she was there working as an english teacher at a scho
! "the washington examiner" quotes a report by transportation firm america, a transportation advocacy group. the report found that 30. the district's 244 bridges are structurally deficient. that's 12.3% compared with 11% nationwide. now, the examiner also detailed the worst bridges in the region. take a look at them. here they are in d.c., the northbound side of the 14th street bridge. in northern virginia, the washington boulevard crossing at route 110 and the washington boulevard crossing at columbia pike. both in arlington county. in the maryland suburbs, we're talking about the cherry hill road crossing at little paint branch and then the block road crossing at henson creek. both of those are in prince george's county. >> today, transportation officials will debate the pros and cons of raising the fare on the d.c. circulator bus. the fare hike proposal would raise the current $1 fare to $2 per trip. riders using plastic smart trip fare cards would only pay $1.50. if approved, the proposal is expected to bring in an extra $1.1 million in revenue. ddot says any fare increases wouldn
after a five-day tour of latin america. he ran into a slight problem though when he got back to the white house. check this out. after leaving air force i, the president made a beeline for his office. but he got stopped by a locked door. not embarrassing if you're going to your own home but when cameras are watching you going to get in. he goes to another door that was open. >> you see that on "saturday night live." >> girl power hits the big screen with the movie sucker punch. >> the film latest from the director of 300 and watchman. kendis gibson sat down with the stars of the movie. >> gun-toting women on the big screen, sucker punch is for you. emily browning stars in the fantasy thriller and says it was her hardest role yet. >> physically, absolutely, i've never had anything even close to that. >> her character, baby doll is trapped in a mental institution and tries to escape with fellow inmates. the awn psalm bell cast trained for three months before shooting sessions with navy seals. the tough workouts didn't end during the five month shoot. >> if our call time was at
&t. >> a new study suggests half of all of the men in north america carry a potentially deadly virus. >> up next, a quick check of the forecast to get you out the door. we're back to two minutes with your weather first. [ woman ] bathing suits. shorts. tank tops. [ female announcer ] grab a box of multigrain cheerios, get a code to a seven-day plan to get going on your summer weight loss. get the box, get the code, get started. that's ever happened to cinnamon. introducing cinnamon burst cheerios. 20% daily value of fiber bursting with the delicious taste of cinnamon. new cinnamon burst cheerios. prepare your taste buds. >>> it is 4:40 on this tuesday morning. a lot quieter, calmer day and colder as well. temperatures by noon into the mid-40s. yesterday, we were actually around 72 for a high at noon. 3:00, 49 after hitting 50, 51. lots of sunshine and lighter winds this afternoon. let's go over to angie and get a look at timesaver traffic. >> thank you, howard. we have all southbound lanes of third street tunnel closed due to an accident investigation. you'll want to follow the fourth stree
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defense secretary robert gates admitted libya does not pose a direct threat to america. he also said what happens there could impact other parts of the middle east and ultimately u.s. interests in the region. >>> beginning today a taxi ride in d.c. will lost riders an extra buck. that extra dollar is to offset the rising price of gas in the metro area. mayor gray approved the surcharge. the extra charge will not apply to rides that cross over to maryland and virginia. airlines have been doing this for years and pizza and food delivery services are also following suit. >>> tonight mayor gray will deliver his first state of the district address. it comes on the heels of controversy in his new administration including the hiring and firing of sulemon brown, and the eventually resignation of his chief of staff. mayor gray will spell out his budget priorities, plans for jobs, education and economic development. the state of the district address begins at 6:45 at eastern senior high school. it is open to the public. >>> 4:36 now, discriminating against someone because of their gender identity m
. >> attacks there earlier this week left dozens dead. >> president obama cut his latin america trip a few hours short to deal with the crisis. he'll meet with his national security team at his hotel before returning to the white house tonight. >> we'll continue to support the efforts to protect the libyan people. but we will not be in the lead. >> tuesday, he promised the u.s. would hand over control of the mission within days. he also called the leaders of britain and france and agreed nato would play a key role. >> it is not going to be our planes that are maintaining the no-fly zone. that's precisely what the other coalition partners are going to do. >> it is not just western countries. warplanes from quarter landed in greece. they'll begin patrolling the you skies over the nation this weekend. susan mcinnis, washington. >>> three children and their uncle were killed and 13 other family members, mostly children, were wounded during an israeli missile strike in gaza. the family was playing soccer in their backyard during the attack. israel says the mortar strike was launched against mil
totino's pizza rolls. but our favorite thing is eating totino's pizza rolls. ♪ we're the kids in america oh, oh, oh >>> welcome back. 4:57. your weather first, a cloudy one to start today. we'll have varying clouds and sunshine at times. temperatures buffoon in the mid 40s -- by noon in the mid 40s, it's a chilly one out there. a 5:00 p.m. temperature of 48 but with a southeast wind, windchills holding in the low 40s, here's angie with time saver traffic. >>> a flyover, 50 in maryland headed westbound, still very nice and quiet from the bay bridge past bowie and beyond. an update on the water main break in alexandria coming up. >>> in this morning's eye on entertainment. sandra hughes shows us how a little bit of justin bieber's hair can go a long way. >> plus, charlie sheen tweets his way into the record book. ♪ >> reporter: a canadian youtube sensation is getting a taste of what it's like to be lady gaga. the megastar invited 10-year- old maria aragon to join her on stage last night. she posted dozens of videos online. she caught lady gaga's eye with her rendition of "born this w
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